Posts Tagged ‘ BHMA ’

BHMA Publishes Two New ANSI/BHMA Standards and Updates Five in 2014

Jan 16th, 2015

*+-The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) had a busy 2014. The association drafted two new standards and revised five more, all of which have been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). “Hardware standards evolve with product innovations and emerging technologies. BHMA tracks trends in order to quickly respond to or predict an industry […]

BHMA Publishes New ANSI Standard

Mar 25th, 2014

*+-The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has published a new ANSI standard, BSR/BHMA A156.38-201x, Low Energy Power Operated Sliding and Folding Doors. Requirements in this standard apply to low energy power operated sliding and folding door systems for pedestrian use, and some small vehicular use. The activation of all doors described in this standard requires […]

BHMA Revises Standard for Template Hinge Dimensions

Jan 23rd, 2014

*+-The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has announced a new revision to its ANSI/BHMA Standards. The industry standard, approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is BSR/BHMA A156.7-201x, Template Hinge Dimensions, which is a revision of ANSI/BHMA A156.7-2003 (R2009). The standard covers the requirements for the length, width, thickness, offset and screw-hole spacing for […]

Keep Up with Industry Standards and Revisions

Oct 25th, 2013

*+-It is difficult for door and window companies to keep up with all the latest code changes, so DWM makes it a little easier with a look at some revisions to recent standards including the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) and the International Code Council (ICC), as well as some new standards developed by […]

BHMA to Hold October Meeting in Florida

Oct 15th, 2013

*+-The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) will hold its annual membership meeting on October 22-24 in Palm Coast, Fla., at Hammock Beach Resort. The meeting will prioritize 2014 initiatives, including the launch of BHMA’s residential standards program, and members will assess the progress of the ongoing work of the industry’s strategic and technical teams. “Leading […]

BHMA Revises Three Standards for the First Quarter of 2013

Apr 2nd, 2013

*+-The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has announced three new revisions to the ANSI/BHMA Standards. The industry standards, approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), are: • A156.1 Butts and Hinges; • A156.12 Interconnected Locks and Latches; and • A156.14 Sliding and Folding Hardware. “BHMA rolled out three revised publications in the last quarter […]

BHMA Installs New Officers

Feb 5th, 2013

*+-The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has announced its new officers for 2013. They will preside over the 2013 BHMA Winter Meeting in Tampa, Fla., taking place this week, February 5-7, 2013. The new officers are: President: Sandy Johnson, Stanley Security Solutions 1st Vice President: Scott James, CompX International Inc. 2nd Vice President: Dan Picard, […]

BHMA Issues Revisions for Five Standards

Jan 18th, 2013

*+-The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has announced the publication of five revisions to the ANSI/BHMA Standards. The industry standards recently approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) are: • A156.18 Materials and Finishes; • A156.20 Strap Hinges, Tee Hinges and Hasps; • A156.24 Delayed Egress Locking Systems; • A156.26 Continuous Hinges; and • […]

BHMA Issues Standard on Bored and Preassembled Locks and Latches

Aug 9th, 2011

*+-The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) announces the publication of ANSI/BHMA A156.2-2011 American National Standard for Bored and Preassembled Locks and Latches. This standard is a revision of ANSI/BHMA A156.2-2003 and it establishes performance requirements for bored and preassembled locks and latches, and includes tests on cycles, strength, operation, security, material evaluation, finishes and dimensional […]

BHMA to Focus on Green Energy Issues and New Standards for 2011

May 16th, 2011

*+-The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) will hold its annual Summer Committee Week at the Marriott Courtyard in Downtown Providence, R.I., June 21-23. BHMA reports that its members will be continuing discussions on sustainability, a major topic at last year’s conference, with sessions this year focusing on the outcomes from the International Green Construction Code […]